Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility
Skip to main content

Use your technical and creative skills to build software that makes a difference in the world. A degree in software development from UWF will take you there.

Why Study Software Development at UWF?

The explosion of big data, apps and smartphones makes well-educated software developers highly sought professionals in any business.

Our program will teach you the analytical and problem-solving skills needed to develop high-quality software that meets client needs.

You will learn software development skills needed to build high-tech software systems from our experienced faculty.

Graduates of the Software Development program will enter the job market with technical skills needed to be highly competitive.

What You Will Learn

The software development program integrates fundamental concepts in software development with concepts in modern programming languages, database systems, software engineering principles and mobile and net-centric application development.

You will gain strong programming and software development skills and learn how to build and deploy web and mobile applications. You will learn how to use modern software development tools and apply state-of-the-art software engineering practices to develop and maintain software.

We offer numerous scholarship opportunities and local and regional internships with industrial and governmental employers including Navy Federal Credit Union, AppRiver, Bit-Wizards, the Department of Homeland Security, ActiGraph and CGI.

The program is accredited under the University with the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

UWF programs offered at the Pensacola campus or UWF Emerald Coast may require online courses. Please discuss the program requirements and planning with your academic advisor.